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City lift's stop work order on South MJ Starbucks center City lift's stop work order on South MJ Starbucks center

The city-issued stop work order that halted construction on the south Mt. Juliet Starbucks, Moe's and other businesses in the commercial center under construction was lifted Tuesday.

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  • City lift's stop work order on South MJ Starbucks center City lift's stop work order on South MJ Starbucks center

    The city-issued stop work order that halted construction on the south Mt. Juliet Starbucks, Moe's and other businesses in the commercial center under construction was lifted Tuesday.

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  • Volunteers sought for Junior High Rodeo Finals Volunteers sought for Junior High Rodeo Finals

    Volunteers are needed for the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) Junior High Division Rodeo Finals to be held at Lebanon's James E. Ward Agricultural Center June 19 through 27.

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  • CASA plans pancake breakfast at LHS CASA plans pancake breakfast at LHS

    Tickets are on sale now for a Pancake Breakfast benefiting Wilson County CASA.

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  • Coble Singers make contribution to CU Coble Singers make contribution to CU

    The renowned Bert Coble Singers recently continued their 28-year history of giving by presenting a generous donation of $3,100 to Cumberland University.

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  • Bradshaw named president at First Freedom Bradshaw named president at First Freedom

    John Bradshaw has been named president and chief operating officer of First Freedom Bank, according to Board Chairman and CEO John Lancaster. Bradshaw was previously executive vice president and COO.

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Bradshaw named president at First Freedom | John Bradshaw, First Freedom Bank, president, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, business, promoted, banking
Bradshaw named president at First Freedom

John Bradshaw has been named president and chief operating officer of First Freedom Bank, according to Board Chairman and CEO John Lancaster. Bradshaw was previously executive vice president and COO.

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Chamber Awards handed out | Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, chamber banquet, awards, ceremony, dinner, business, Lebanon, The Mill at Lebanon,
Chamber Awards handed out

Prior to its annual banquet Tuesday night, the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce presented several awards to local businesses, organizations and community leaders.

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MJ businessman rallies after undeserved negative attention | Big Star Cigar Lounge, Roosh V, Mt. Juliet, North Mt. Juliet, business, women, women's rights, cigars, MJPD, Mt. Juliet Police Department, James Hambrick, Tony Benken
MJ businessman rallies after undeserved negative attention

The Mt. Juliet businessman unwittingly thrust into the social media limelight last week is making a statement of his own, admonishing those who put his livelihood in danger by listing his shop as a "meetup spot" for an anti-feminist rhetoric rally.

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Mardi Gras event at Capitol raises $50K | Mardi Gras, Capitol Theatre, Sherry's Run, fund raiser, event, cancer, community,
Mardi Gras event at Capitol raises $50K

Mardi Gras at The Capitol successfully raised $52,540 for Sherry's Run to benefit local folks affected by cancer.

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MJ dentist offering free dental day | Snodgrass & King Dentistry, free, dentist, free dental work, Mt. Juliet, pediatric dentistry, fillings, extractions
MJ dentist offering free dental day

How often can you get free dental work this day and age?

Rarely, if ever.

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Locals dab to support diabetes research | JDRF, juvenile diabetes, research, fund raiser, Sisters Whimzy, painting, Susan Lynn, community, Mt. Juliet, diabetes, health
Locals dab to support diabetes research

She says her friend saved her son's life.

It was a casual comment, about five years ago.

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New businesses, remodels set for Providence | Good Feet, Lizard Thicket, Providence MarketPlace, Red Robin, business, Mt. Juliet, growth, remodel, grand opening, Yo So Delicious, Wilson County
New businesses, remodels set for Providence

Two new stores will join the fray at Providence MarketPlace soon.

Providence General Manager David Heydasch announced Good Feet and Lizard Thicket have leased space at the marketplace and will open next month for one and later this summer for the other.

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Wilson County Democratic Party to host delegate convention | Wilson County, politics, Democrats, Democratic Party, delegate, convention,
Wilson County Democratic Party to host delegate convention

The Wilson County Democratic Party will host its Democratic Party County Delegate Convention on Saturday, March 5 at the East-West Building at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon.

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VFW honors first responders | VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars, first responders, honored, dinner, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, Mt. Juliet Police Department, Wilson Emergency Management Agency, WCSO, MJPD, WEMA
VFW honors first responders

Local police officers and emergency services personnel were honored by VFW Post 5015 on Thursday night.

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Vibe Auto hosts ribbon cutting | Vibe Auto, ribbon cutting, new business, business, grand opening, education, giving back, donation, W.A. Wright Elementary, check presentation, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce, growth,
Vibe Auto hosts ribbon cutting

The community gathered on Monday afternoon for a ribbon cutting at Vibe Auto, located at 102 Trinity Lane in Lebanon. Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead attended the event, along with several members of the Lebanon/Wilson Chamber of Commerce.

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Daryle Singletary to perform in Lebanon on Friday | Daryle Singletary, country music, music, live music, Cahoots Dance Hall & Honkytonk, Lebanon, event
Daryle Singletary to perform in Lebanon on Friday

Country singer Daryle Singletary, known for unforgettable hits like "I Let Her Lie," "Too Much Fun," and "Amen Kind of Love," is gearing up for a performance in Lebanon this Friday night.

The show, presented by Vision Music Inc., will be held at Cahoots Dance Hall & Honkytonk in Lebanon on Feb. 12th. Singletary will be joined by special guests George Ducas and Clint Daniels.

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City Council to fill Warmath's seat | Rick Bell, Lebanon City Council, Ward 6, Kathy Warmath, Philip Craighead, City of Lebanon, Lebanon, Tennessee,
City Council to fill Warmath's seat | Rick Bell, Lebanon City Council, Ward 6, Kathy Warmath, Philip Craighead, City of Lebanon, Lebanon, Tennessee,
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City Council to fill Warmath's seat

Bell appears to be the choice
A Special Called City Council Meeting to select and swear-in a new Ward 6 City Councilor has been scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. The meeting will take place at Lebanon City Hall.

Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said the selection process will be similar to that of the Board of Zoning Appeals.

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Fire closes Square Burger King | Burger King, fire, Lebanon Fire Department, Lebanon Public Square, Lebanon Square,
Fire closes Square Burger King

Lebanon Firefighters responded to a call at the Burger King located on the Lebanon Public Square on Monday afternoon.

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Fugitive arrested with stolen vehicles, swallows drugs | Wilson County Sheriff's Department, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, WCSD, WCSO, Lebanon Police Department, Lebanon, Wilson County, Shady Acres Campground, stolen property, drugs, theft, pot-bellied pig, fugitive, Georgia, U.S. Marshals
Fugitive arrested with stolen vehicles, swallows drugs

Wilson County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two people for possession of stolen vehicles and other stolen property. They assisted U.S. Marshals who were trying to find one of the suspects who was wanted in Georgia for other charges.

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TEA: State tests not valid for evaluating teachers | Tennessee Education Association, TEA, WCEA, Wilson County Education Association, TNReady, education, teachers, educators, meeting, testing, standardized testing, teacher pay, performance, performance-based pay, Wilson County Schools, schools,
TEA: State tests not valid for evaluating teachers

The Tennessee Education Association sent Rick Colbert, the TEA general counsel, to Wilson County to speak about the problems with TNReady testing this week.

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